Delicious Recipes from Lowcountry

Red Eye Shrimp & Grits

by Carrie Hirsch

Sounds so simple but don't think for a Lowcountry minute that there is anything simple about preparing this much-loved classic Southern dish - fresh shrimp, grits and half a dozen other ingredients come together to be the wingmen.

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Lowcountry boil is a local favorite

Lowcountry boil goes by several other names, like Frogmore stew or Beaufort boil. But no matter what it’s called, it’s a local favorite made of four readily available ingredients: shrimp, sausage, corn and potatoes. Add a sprinkling of seasoning and you’re set. It’s not a dainty dish, but it appears everywhere — at food festivals, church fundraisers, family reunions and black-tie weddings. Often, it is served on newspaper and eaten by hand with cocktail sauce and melted butter for dipping, plus hot sauce for those who crave more heat. This version of a Lowcountry boil makes it a manageable meal on a smaller scale and alters the presentation just a bit. 

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Eggplant in Garlic Sauce

By Carrie Hirsch

Serves 4 as a side dish

4 small Asian eggplants or 1 large globe eggplant
6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
3 cloves garlic, minced
3 green onions, thinly sliced
1 tablespoon ground ginger

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She Crab Soup

by Carrie Hirsch

INGREDIENTS

1/2 stick salted butter
2 large shallots, minced
1 stalk celery, finely minced
1/3 all-purpose flour
2 cups whole milk

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Bacon Blueberry Muffins

By Carrie Hirsch

Makes 12 Muffins 

INGREDIENTS

3/4 cup dark brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 cup chilled bacon drippings
1 cup buttermilk (add 1 tablespoon white vinegar to a cup milk and allow to sit for 5 minutes)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 eggs, beaten

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Lemon-Blueberry Pound Cake Recipe

INGREDIENTS

1/3 cup butter, soft
4 ounces cream cheese, softened
2 cups sugar
3 eggs
1 egg white
1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups fresh or frozen unsweetened blueberries
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup (8 ounces) lemon yogurt

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Delicious Recipes from Lowcountry

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